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Karie Chamberlain



Karie Chamberlain


Position: Social Studies Teacher

Courses Taught: United States History, Academic Enrichment 


Email: kchamberlain@dvhigh.net


Homework: http://dvhs.schoolloop.com



  • High School -   Amador Valley High School
  • College -  Arizona State University
  • Credentials -  National University: Masters – National University: Masters in Education


Background:  After graduating from Arizona State with honors in Justice Studies and a minor in Sociology I moved to San Diego, CA where I worked at a law office for about two years. In 2005 I moved back to Pleasanton and began my credential program at National University while substituting in Pleasanton and San Ramon school districts. I completed my credential program in 2006 and received my masters in cross cultural teaching in the summer of 2007.  For the 2006-2007 school year I worked at Granada High School in Livermore, CA teaching U.S. History and Economics.


Teaching Philosophy:  I believe that all students have the ability to learn, they just need help cultivating that ability.  I want to make learning more enjoyable for students.  I feel that if I can make learning fun for them, they will be more eager to learn.  That will be their biggest asset as they go through life.


Educational Philosophy:  The future of education lies in a partnership between the community, parents, students, and educators.  It is our shared responsibility to prepare lifelong learners, who will become literate, self-disciplined, independent, creative, and confident individuals.  Education should build the foundations for integrity and positive attitude while empowering students to achieve academic success.  I look at every student as an individual, eager to gain knowledge and to be successful.


Personal Notes:  “I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand” - Confucius 

Non-Discrimination Statement

San Ramon Valley Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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